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Physics (TR063 Physical Sciences)

Students who wish to proceed to a degree in Physics take TR063 Physical Sciences course in the first two (fresher) years. They take Physics and Mathematics and modules from other science subjects. In the third and fourth (sophister) years they take a variety of specialist Physics modules including a final-year 9-week full-time research project. Note that the list of Sophister modules listed below is indicative only and is subject to change.

Year 1 - Junior Fresh Students

Year 2 - Senior Fresh Students

Year 3 - Junior Sophister

Indicative list subject to change

Optional Modules

Year 4 - Senior Sophister

Indicative list subject to change

Physics & Astrophysics (TR063 Physical Sciences)

Students who wish to proceed to a degree in Physics & Astrophysics take TR063 Physical Sciences course in the first two (fresher) years. They take Physics and Mathematics and modules from other science subjects. In The Physics course in these fresher years includes introductory Astrophysics lectures. In the final two (sophister) years students take a variety of specialist Astrophysics courses and core Physics courses. The modules include a final-year 9-week full-time research project in either Physics or Astrophysics. Note that the list of Sophister modules listed below is indicative only and is subject to change.

Year 1 - Junior Fresh Students

Year 2 - Senior Fresh Students

Year 3 - Junior Sophister

Indicative list subject to change

Year 4 - Senior Sophister

Indicative list subject to change

Nanoscience (TR063 Physical Sciences)

Students who wish to proceed to a degree in Nanoscience may take TR063 Physical Sciences course in the first two (fresher) years. They take Physics and Mathematics and must also select Chemistry from other science subjects on offer. In the third and fourth (sophister) years they take a variety of specialist Physics and Chemistry modules including a final-year 9-week full-time research project which is often carried out in a research laboratory in industry or another university overseas. Note that students wishing to study Nanoscience may also enter the university via TR061 Chemical Sciences. Note that the list of Sophister modules listed below is indicative only and is subject to change.

Theoretical Physics (TR035)

This course is taught jointly by the Schools of Mathematics and Physics. In the first two years (junior freshman, JF, and senior freshman, SF) students take the full Physics course and part of the Honours Maths course. The Physics course contributes 1/3 and the Maths course 2/3 of the Theoretical Physics course. Modules thought through the School of Mathematics can be found here. Modules taught through the School of Physics are listed below:

Year 1 - Junior Fresh Students

Year 2 - Senior Fresh Students

Year 3 - Junior Sophister

Optional Modules

Year 4 - Senior Sophister

Optional Modules

Physics for Life & Earth Sciences

This 10-credit modules is optional for Junior Fresh Students (first year) students in the TR060 Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Tr061 Chemical Sciences or TR062 Geography and Geosciences streams.

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